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The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks watershed in the west. Total area 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) and is home to 107,000 people. There are 10 member municipalities.

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Conservation Authority Introduces New Smart Phone Payment Method:  LTVCA Using Mackay Pay Phone App at Sharon Creek and  Big Bend Conservation Areas

Conservation Authority Introduces New Smart Phone Payment Method: LTVCA Using Mackay Pay Phone App at Sharon Creek and Big Bend Conservation Areas

You may notice new signage at a couple of our local conservation areas outlining a new system of visitor day use payment!  The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) has implemented the Mackay Pay Phone app at Sharon Creek and […]
Thames-Sydenham and Region First Annual Progress Report

Thames-Sydenham and Region First Annual Progress Report

The Thames-Sydenham and Region was established as a result of the Walkerton water tragedy of 2000, which claimed the lives of 7 people and sickened over 2000. To protect municipal sources of drinking water, the Clean Water Act was passed in […]
No more camping spaces left at C.M. Wilson due to recent rains

No more camping spaces left at C.M. Wilson due to recent rains

While C.M. Wilson Conservation Area is currently open for day use, there is localized flooding in the Conservation Area due to recent excessive rainfall. There is approximately 12 inches of water on some of the campground’s lower sites. LTVCA staff are […]